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    Get Your Home Ready for Christmas Early

    It’s time to get your home ready for Christmas. Do this now and you will be more relaxed and ready when you are off work. Once Halloween and Bonfire Night are out of the way, it’s time plan for Christmas in order to be able to relax before the madness of Christmas begins. When preparing […]

    Adding a Porch to Your Home

    Adding a porch to your house can be a small job that typically takes around 1-2 weeks. This will depend on the type of porch that you want to add to your home. A porch is a small area at the front of a house that will offer you and your family a place to […]

    What to do in your Garden in February

    February is a month where we can often see snowfall or at least see the garden freeze at the start of the month. As we go through February, our garden’s start to slowly defrost. It also helps that the days become lighter for longer and with it we feel more energised. Prepare Your Garden for […]

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    Hiring a Tradesperson Checklist

    Employing a tradesperson to work in your home can be a daunting idea and so it is important that you have a plan. We have compiled a checklist of what to do before, during and after you have hired your tradesperson to help you get your job completed on budget and to the highest standard. […]

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    Pantone and Dulux Colours of the Year 2021 – This Year’s Colour Trends

    Every year industry experts get together to choose or decide on the colour of the year. The main announcements come from Pantone colour of the year and Dulux colour of the year. 2021 has some very different choices from both Pantone and Dulux. Pantone choosing not just one, but two complementary colours for 2021. Each […]

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    Starting Your Own Trade Business

    Are you considering starting your own trade business and going it alone? Time to be your own boss. Here are a few things you should consider first: Choosing limited company or sole trader Register with the HMRC Do you need to open a business bank account Keeping accounts and hiring an accountant Paying yourself and […]

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    Can You Win More Work With Facebook – A Tradespersons Guide

    Social media and in this case, Facebook are hailed as the place to be when trying to reach new customers and win work. But can you really win work from Facebook and how can this work for you and your business? Is winning new work simply a case of creating a Facebook page and you’ll […]

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    Do I Need Public Liability Insurance as a Tradesperson?

    A common question often asked by tradespeople is, do I need to have public liability insurance? There is no legal requirement to have public liability insurance. By not having though it can leave you or your company open to legal costs. Leaving you responsible for paying any compensation that might become payable following a claim […]


    Spare Room Ideas – What Should You Do?

    Deciding how to decorate a spare room should first start with what you want your spare room to be for. Will it be for guests or will you use the spare room for something just for you? Maybe you want it to be a home office, crafting space or a home gym. What to Use […]

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    What the Interior Design Choices of Goggle Box Families Can Tell Us

    Since Gogglebox’s Netflix debut, families around the UK have become obsessed with watching a show about families that watch shows. However, while some are paying attention to the dramatic reactions, other viewers have started to notice the interior design of the Gogglebox stars’ homes. This ranges from inspiration to critiquing, which has now posed the […]

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    Home Lighting Ideas– Create Mood and Style

    Having the right lighting in your home will make a big difference to how each room feels and how useful it is. Choosing and installing lighting doesn’t have to be difficult and with the right tradesperson, you can have your lighting installed with little or no disruption to your home. Installing mains lighting will require […]

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